A park made from the remains of a training fortress used by the former Japanese army. Its symbol is the “Peace Monument,” made to commemorate 1989’s “Declaration...
Summer in Yokosuka: The Uwamachi Lantern Festival and Fresh Seafood
Enjoy great seafood at the Yokosuka Port Market and then take a stroll around Yokosuka Central Park, which was used for Japanese Imperial Army’s military exercise. Afterwards head to the Uwamachi Lantern Festival, a bewitching event featuring more than 300 lanterns lined up on Uwamachi Street. Stroll around Uwamachi bathed in the glow of lanterns floating in the evening sky.